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AFP Documents with Keyword: Emergency Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2020 Issue Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Acute altitude illness comprises acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude pulmonary edema. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: End of Life Care - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2008 Issue ACP Releases Recommendations for Palliative Care at the End of Life [Practice Guidelines] The Clinical Efficiency Assessment Subcommittee of the American College of Physicians (ACP) has released guidelines to improve palliative care for patients with seriously...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocarditis - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2008 Issue AHA Releases Updated Guidelines on the Prevention of Infective Endocarditis [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released updated guidelines on the prevention of infective endocarditis. Many studies have questioned the effectiveness of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...Recommendations from the Endocrine Society [Practice Guidelines] Gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent persons require a safe and effective hormone regimen. These recommendations are an update to the clinical practice guideline on endocrine treatment of transsexual persons...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endocrinology - American Family Physician

...Recommendations from the Endocrine Society [Practice Guidelines] Gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent persons require a safe and effective hormone regimen. These recommendations are an update to the clinical practice guideline on endocrine treatment of transsexual persons...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endometrial Cancer - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2006 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines for Management of Endometrial Cancer [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released evidence-based guidelines for the management of endometrial cancer. Endometrial carcinoma is a common...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Endometriosis - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2011 Issue ACOG Updates Guideline on Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis [Practice Guidelines] Endometriosis is a chronic gynecologic disorder that commonly manifests as chronic pain and infertility. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2017 Issue Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF [Practice Guidelines] This update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) provides guidance for persons older than six months diagnosed with cerumen...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2017 Issue Cerumen Impaction: An Updated Guideline from the AAO—HNSF [Practice Guidelines] This update from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO–HNSF) provides guidance for persons older than six months diagnosed with cerumen...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2009 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Cerumen Impaction [Practice Guidelines] Cerumen, or earwax, is normally expelled from the ear canal by a self-cleaning mechanism assisted by jaw movement. Physicians should diagnose impaction only when an accumulation of cerumen is...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Ear - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2013 Issue AAO-HNS Releases Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss [Practice Guidelines] This guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) focuses on sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), which affects 5 to 20 per 100,000 persons in...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Nose - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Nose - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2007 Issue Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Rhinosinusitis in Adults [Practice Guidelines] New guidelines from the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery are aimed diagnosing and treating patients with uncomplicated rhinosinusitis. Nov...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Sinus - American Family Physician

...of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis in Children One to 18 Years of Age [Practice Guidelines] Approximately 6% to 7% of children presenting with respiratory symptoms have acute sinusitis. This practice guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), which updates the 2001...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2019 Issue Tonsillectomy in Children: AAO-HNS Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS) has updated its 2011 guideline on tonsillectomy indications and perioperative care in children one to 18 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2019 Issue Tonsillectomy in Children: AAO-HNS Updates Guideline [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery (AAO–HNS) has updated its 2011 guideline on tonsillectomy indications and perioperative care in children one to 18 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2013 Issue IDSA Updates Guideline for Managing Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has updated its 2002 guideline on managing group A streptococcal pharyngitis. The illness primarily occurs in children...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: ENT, Throat - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2003 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis [Practice Guidelines] The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) recently updated a 1997 guideline for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis. The IDSA defined group...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2020 Issue Frostbite: Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations for prevention and treatment of frostbite from the Wilderness Medical Society. Nov 15, 2019 Issue The Changing Climate:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Nov 15, 2005 Issue CDC Reports on Illnesses in Hurricane Katrina Evacuees and Relief Workers [Practice Guidelines] In the four weeks after Hurricane Katrina struck the U.S. Gulf Coast, a total of 7,508 illnesses and injuries were reported. Reports on illnesses in hurricane...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Environmental Medicine - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2020 Issue Frostbite: Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment from the Wilderness Medical Society [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations for prevention and treatment of frostbite from the Wilderness Medical Society. Nov 15, 2019 Issue The Changing Climate:...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2010 Issue ACP Releases Guideline on Hormone Testing and Pharmacologic Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction [Practice Guidelines] As the general population ages and life expectancy increases, erectile dysfunction (ED) is anticipated to be a major health care burden....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Erectile Dysfunction - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2010 Issue ACP Releases Guideline on Hormone Testing and Pharmacologic Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction [Practice Guidelines] As the general population ages and life expectancy increases, erectile dysfunction (ED) is anticipated to be a major health care burden....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2012 Issue How Do Clinical Practice Guidelines Go Awry? [AFP Journal Club] Many guidelines are dominated by recommendations from experts and are not based on sound clinical studies. The development of clinical practice guidelines needs to be transparent and devoid of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Evidence-Based Medicine - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2009 Issue Identifying and Using Good Practice Guidelines [Article] Performance measurement and payment are increasingly linked to goals established by practice guidelines. The best guidelines are based on systematic reviews and patient-oriented evidence, use an...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2006 Issue Strength Training Levels Fall Short of National Goal [Practice Guidelines] A report released by the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) shows that more U.S. men and women are currently engaging in strength training than in 1998, but the percentage of those...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Exercise Prescription - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2007 Issue AHA Releases Statement on Physical Activity Interventions [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) has released a summary statement on physical activity interventions with the aim to provide an overview of their population-wide impact....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Eye/Vision Disorders - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2003 Issue AAP Releases Policy Statement on Eye Examinations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a policy statement on eye examinations in infants, children, and young adults. The report focuses on the importance of early detection...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Falls - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2010 Issue AGS Releases Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons [Practice Guidelines] Recommendations from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) guide physicians in screening older patients for risk of falling and preventing falls among those at increased risk....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2006 Issue NCHS Publishes Personal Health Assessment Survey Results [Practice Guidelines] The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) published statistics on personal health assessment, reporting that American Indian/Alaskan Native and black adults were less likely...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2006 Issue Self-study Course in Epidemiology Now Available Through CDC Web Site [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) introductory self-study course, Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, 3rd ed., is now available...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Medicine - American Family Physician

...infections, diabetes mellitus, musculoskeletal problems, and cancer screening, among other topics. The five highest-rated practice guidelines are also summarized. Apr 1, 2018 Issue Putting Choosing Wisely into Practice [Editorials] It is our responsibility as physicians to...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Feb 15, 2012 Issue Guidelines for the Use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives [Practice Guidelines] The use of long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) has increased from 1.3 to 5.5 percent over the past decade. There are three LARCs available in the United States: the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2016 Issue CDC Updates Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first published the U.S. Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use, which is a companion document to the U.S. Selected...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Hormonal Contraceptives in Women with Coexisting Medical Conditions [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines on the use of hormonal contraceptives in women with underlying medical conditions are available from the American College of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2017 Issue CDC Updates Recommendations for Contraceptive Use [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first published the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (U.S. SPR) in 2013 to provide direction for safe and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2006 Issue Emergency Contraception: AAP Review [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that education and counseling about emergency contraception be incorporated into the annual preventive visits of adolescent patients when issues of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Family Planning and Contraception - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2017 Issue CDC Updates Recommendations for Contraceptive Use [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first published the U.S. Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use (U.S. SPR) in 2013 to provide direction for safe and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Jun 1, 2011 Issue AAP Updates Guidelines for Evaluating Simple Febrile Seizures in Children [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its guidelines on the neurodiagnostic evaluation of simple febrile seizures in neurologically healthy...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2017 Issue Fever in Well-Appearing Children Younger Than Two Years: A Clinical Policy from the ACEP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a clinical policy addressing issues in children younger than two years who visit the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fever - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2017 Issue Fever in Well-Appearing Children Younger Than Two Years: A Clinical Policy from the ACEP [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) has released a clinical policy addressing issues in children younger than two years who visit the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Fluid and Electrolytes - American Family Physician

...Aug 15, 2019 Issue Maintenance Intravenous Fluids in Children: AAP Provides Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics has created an evidence-based guideline recommending the use of isotonic fluids for patients 28 days to 18 years of age to reduce...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Foot and Ankle Disorders - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2002 Issue American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: Diagnosis and Treatment of Heel Pain [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) has developed a guideline on heel pain. The guideline contains pathways (algorithms) for the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroenteritis - American Family Physician

...2004 Issue Norovirus Gastroenteritis Outbreak at a Swimming Club [Practice Guidelines] Sep 1, 2004 Issue CDC Issues Recommendations for Diagnosing, Managing, and Reporting Foodborne Illnesses [Practice Guidelines] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Reflux-Cough Syndrome: Guidelines from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] In their updated guideline, the American College of Chest Physicians offers recommendations addressing: (1) whether treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improves cough in patients...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Nov 1, 2017 Issue Reflux-Cough Syndrome: Guidelines from the ACCP [Practice Guidelines] In their updated guideline, the American College of Chest Physicians offers recommendations addressing: (1) whether treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improves cough in patients...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2005 Issue Updated ACG Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of GERD [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has updated its guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) to reflect the continuing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2003 Issue Evaluation of Epigastric Discomfort and Management of Dyspepsia and GERD [Practice Guidelines] The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) recently published a guideline on the evaluation and management of dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux disease...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2010 Issue International Consensus Group Issues Recommendations for Management of Upper GI Bleeding [Practice Guidelines] In response to new data that may lead to improved patient outcomes, the International Consensus Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Conference Group—a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gastrointestinal Bleeding - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2010 Issue International Consensus Group Issues Recommendations for Management of Upper GI Bleeding [Practice Guidelines] In response to new data that may lead to improved patient outcomes, the International Consensus Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Conference Group—a...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender - American Family ...

...Recommendations from the Endocrine Society [Practice Guidelines] Gender-dysphoric/gender-incongruent persons require a safe and effective hormone regimen. These recommendations are an update to the clinical practice guideline on endocrine treatment of transsexual persons...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2009 Issue ACOG Guidelines for Managing Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has produced guidelines for physicians caring for patients with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Screening [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released recommendations for screening for Tay-Sachs disease. Mar 15, 2006 Issue AAP Guidelines on Health Supervision of Patients with Achondroplasia [Practice Guidelines]...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Genetics - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2004 Issue First-Trimester Screening for Genetic Defects [Practice Guidelines] Jul 1, 2003 Issue Obesity and Daytime Sleepiness [Photo Quiz] Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image. Pages: Previous 1 2 3 4 5...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2019 Issue Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults [Practice Guidelines] A multidisciplinary group of clinicians as part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly project has developed evidence-based guidelines focused on deprescribing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Geriatric Care - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2020 Issue Beers Criteria for Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Patients: An Update from the AGS [Practice Guidelines] The 2019 American Geriatrics Society update of the Beers Criteria uses the five criteria outlined in 2015; these include medications that should...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis [Practice Guidelines] The diagnostic standard for acute gout is joint aspiration with synovial fluid analysis for monosodium urate crystals; however, many patients are seen in a primary care or emergency medicine...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Sep 15, 2013 Issue ACR Publishes Guidelines for Pharmacologic and Nonpharmacologic Treatment of Gout [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has developed recommendations for the management of gout. The recommendations call for a systematic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gout - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2017 Issue Acute Gout: ACP Provides Guideline on Diagnosis [Practice Guidelines] The diagnostic standard for acute gout is joint aspiration with synovial fluid analysis for monosodium urate crystals; however, many patients are seen in a primary care or emergency medicine...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2019 Issue Child Passenger Safety: AAP Updates Best Practice Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] There has been an increase in scientific evidence supporting the use of child safety and booster seats. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated best practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2011 Issue Updated Dietary Guidelines from the USDA and HHS [Practice Guidelines] The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly created the updated version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2002 Issue Revised Growth Charts for Children [Practice Guidelines] In May, 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published revised growth charts for children. For the first time, the charts include body mass index (BMI) for children two to 20 years of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Growth and Development - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2019 Issue Child Passenger Safety: AAP Updates Best Practice Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] There has been an increase in scientific evidence supporting the use of child safety and booster seats. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated best practice...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2006 Issue ACOG Reports on Compounded Bioidentical Hormones [Practice Guidelines] A committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released a report on compounded bioidentical hormones. These agents are controversial because of concerns...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2007 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Gynecologic Procedures [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has released guidelines on the appropriate use of antibiotic prophylaxis in women undergoing...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...May 15, 2015 Issue ACP Provides Guidance on Screening Pelvic Examination in Women [Practice Guidelines] This guideline from the American College of Physicians (ACP) provides evidence on the use of pelvic examination to screen for pathology in average-risk, non-pregnant women....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Gynecologic - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2003 Issue ACOG Releases Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has published a clinical management guideline on the diagnosis and management of polycystic...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: H Pylori - American Family Physician

...Jan 15, 2018 Issue H. pylori Infection: ACG Updates Treatment Recommendations [Practice Guidelines] Helicobacter pylori infection is one of the most common chronic bacterial infections. The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) has updated its clinical guidelines in response...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Mar 15, 2003 Issue AAFP/ACP-ASIM Release Guidelines on the Management and Prevention of Migraines [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines for primary care physicians on the pharmacologic management of acute migraine attacks and the prevention of migraines are available from the American...

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...May 1, 2020 Issue Migraines in Children: Recommendations for Acute and Preventive Treatment [Practice Guidelines] Updated recommendations for the prevention and treatment of migraines in children and adolescents were recently published by the American Academy of Neurology and the...

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...Feb 1, 2017 Issue AAN Updates Guidelines on the Uses of Botulinum Neurotoxin [Practice Guidelines] In 2008, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published guidelines on the use of botulinum neurotoxin. This summary highlights updates on four indications: blepharospasm,...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Apr 15, 2013 Issue AAN/AHS Update Recommendations for Migraine Prevention in Adults [Practice Guidelines] Studies suggest that more than one-third of persons with migraine need preventive therapy; however, only 3 to 13 percent use it. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2005 Issue Treatment of Migraine Headache in Children and Adolescents [Practice Guidelines] Feb 15, 2005 Issue Management of Cluster Headache [Article] Cluster headache, an excruciating, unilateral headache usually accompanied by conjunctival injection and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...Oct 1, 2000 Issue Headache Consortium Releases Guidelines for Use of CT or MRI in Migraine Work-Up [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines on the use of computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients presenting with migraine have been developed by the U.S....

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Headache - American Family Physician

...May 1, 2020 Issue Migraines in Children: Recommendations for Acute and Preventive Treatment [Practice Guidelines] Updated recommendations for the prevention and treatment of migraines in children and adolescents were recently published by the American Academy of Neurology and the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

...Jan 1, 2019 Issue Deprescribing Benzodiazepine Receptor Agonists for Insomnia in Adults [Practice Guidelines] A multidisciplinary group of clinicians as part of the Deprescribing Guidelines in the Elderly project has developed evidence-based guidelines focused on deprescribing...

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...Jul 15, 2019 Issue Interpregnancy Care: Guidelines from ACOG and SMFM [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine have published guidelines focusing on interpregnancy care to improve outcomes of future...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2011 Issue Updated Dietary Guidelines from the USDA and HHS [Practice Guidelines] The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) jointly created the updated version of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The...

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...Guidelines] The CDC supports vigorous promotion and enforcement of appropriate child motor vehicle restraints to further reduce child fatalities from motor vehicle crashes. Oct 15, 2005 Issue AHRQ Releases Updated Guide to Clinical Preventive Services [Practice Guidelines]...

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...Aug 1, 2002 Issue AAP Issues Guidelines for Selecting and Using the Most Appropriate Car Safety Seats [Practice Guidelines] The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued recommendations on selecting and installing safety seats and how to place a child in the seat. Factors...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Health Maintenance and Counseling - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2019 Issue Interpregnancy Care: Guidelines from ACOG and SMFM [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine have published guidelines focusing on interpregnancy care to improve outcomes of future...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hearing Disorders - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2015 Issue AAO-HNSF Releases Guideline on Managing Tinnitus [Practice Guidelines] Tinnitus, the perception of sound without an external source, can be caused by a variety of conditions. Prevalence in the United States is approximately 10% to 15%. It can be categorized as...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Dec 1, 2012 Issue AHA Releases Statement on Sexual Activity and Cardiovascular Disease [Practice Guidelines] Decreased sexual activity and sexual dysfunction are common in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD), and can lead to anxiety and depression. The American Heart...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Dec 15, 2013 Issue AHA Releases Recommendation on Ankle-Brachial Index Measurement and Interpretation [Practice Guidelines] The ankle-brachial index (ABI) is the ratio of the systolic blood pressure at the ankle to the systolic blood pressure at the brachial artery. The American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2019 Issue Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines from the AAFP [Practice Guidelines] The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations that are relevant to primary care for the screening and treatment of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Feb 1, 2016 Issue Preventing CVD in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An Update from the AHA and ADA [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association (AHA) and American Diabetes Association (ADA) joined together to release statements on preventing CVD in persons with...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Jul 15, 2015 Issue Management of Non-ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Guideline from the AHA and ACC [Practice Guidelines] Acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a term that encompasses a range of conditions, is caused when blood flow to the heart is suddenly reduced. The American...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2010 Issue ACCP Releases Statement on Dyspnea Treatment in Patients with Advanced Lung or Heart Disease [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) wrote a consensus statement to influence clinical practice and provide suggestions regarding the...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Apr 1, 2007 Issue AHA Publishes Guidelines on CVD Prevention in Women [Practice Guidelines] Guidelines presented by the American Heart Association (AHA) represent the most current clinical recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women 20 years and...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Disease - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2019 Issue Depression Following Acute Coronary Syndrome Events: Screening and Treatment Guidelines from the AAFP [Practice Guidelines] The purpose of this guideline is to provide recommendations that are relevant to primary care for the screening and treatment of...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...Aug 1, 2014 Issue ACCF and AHA Release Guidelines on the Management of Heart Failure [Practice Guidelines] The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) and American Heart Association (AHA) recently developed guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure. The...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...Mar 1, 2007 Issue Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Heart Failure in Adults [Practice Guidelines] Changes in the diagnosis and management of chronic heart failure in adults are reflected in updated guidelines from the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heart Failure - American Family Physician

...Jul 1, 2005 Issue Which Patients Benefit from CRT? [Practice Guidelines] The American Heart Association has published a science advisory on selecting patients for cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). Dec 1, 2004 Issue Outpatient Treatment of Systolic Heart Failure...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Heat Illness - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2005 Issue CDC Reports on U.S. Heat-Related Mortality [Practice Guidelines] Continued exposure to ambient heat that is close to body temperature contributes to a significant number of deaths from hyperthermia, especially among older adults. The Centers for Disease Control...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Oct 15, 2009 Issue NIH Consensus Statement on Management of Hepatitis B [Practice Guidelines] The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Consensus Development Panel has produced a report on the management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) created by independent panels of health...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Sep 1, 2006 Issue AGA Releases Position Statement on Mangagement of Hepatitis C [Practice Guidelines] The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) has released a review and position statement on the management of HCV infection. Jun 15, 2006 Issue Hepatitis A [Article]...

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AFP Documents with Keyword: Hepatitis - American Family Physician

...Jun 15, 2003 Issue CDC Updates Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Infections with Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings [Practice Guidelines] The National Center for Infectious Diseases recently issued consolidated and updated guidelines for the prevention and control...

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